MadRiver Pictures’ Marc Butan is executive producing as are MICA Entertainment’s Julie B. May and Glenn Murray. After years of development and quite a lot of uncertainty, the film adaptation of David Grann‘s book The Lost City of Z is now shooting, with James Gray directing and Charlie Hunnam in the lead role of Percy Fawcett, who vanished in the 1920s while searching for the fabled El Dorado, the city of gold in the Amazon which had captivated explorers for decades. Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner are producing via Plan B Entertainment along with Anthony Katagas and Dale Johnson.
- Sierra/Affinity is representing international sales of the title with CAA overseeing domestic rights to the film.
- Production has commenced on James Gray’s LOST CITY OF Z starring Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson, and Tom Holland.
- The film will first be filmed in Belfast for five weeks and continue filming in Colombia throughout September and October.